I'm the News Director at News Radio 560 KPQ. My news background includes a number of different stops in radio newsrooms across the Midwest and the Western states. I covered both the Kansas and Missouri state legislatures, being stationed in the capital cities of both states. I enjoy covering local news here in North Central Washington, A lot happens here in the recreation playground we live in. As they say, all politics is local.
Snowpack Down; Snowmobiling Still Popular In NCW Forest
Forest service spokesperson Robin DeMario says anyone on a snowmobile is going to have a wide option of trails to choose from.
Washington Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Product Sold At Costco
The outbreak has been linked to Fratelli Beretta Antipasto Gran Beretta, which is sold at Costco stores
Trooper Avoids Serious Injury After Being Hit By SUV on I-90
Troopers say a 1999 Toyota RAV4 driven by 21-year-old Dylan Williams of Tacoma was westbound when he lost control and hit 26-year-old Trooper Elijah Eilers.
Five Injured In Crash on U.S. 2 Between Leavenworth and Peshastin
Troopers say a car driven by an unnamed 16-year-old boy from Oregon was eastbound when he lost control, crossed the center median, and hit a westbound 2013 SUV.
DNR Adding Land To Natural Area Preserve Near Wenatchee
The acreage is one of 10 land acquisitions made by DNR across the state this year for the purpose of conservation.
Rock Island’s Fishing Pond Could Lose Its Ugly Tires
Tiny islands in Big Bow Lake are surrounded by rows of tires that are zip-tied to one another.
Woman Ejected During I-90 Rollover Crash Has Only Minor Injuries
Troopers say a pickup truck driven by 26-year-old Johnny Serrano Salgado was westbound five miles west of Ellensburg when the truck rolled and land on the hwy.
Recommendations To Avoid Auto Theft In Washington
The agency has republished a social media post from law enforcement in the Puget Sound area about combating vehicle theft
Chelan PUD Touts Fish Survival Rate Through Rocky Reach Dam
Juvenile Chinook salmon traveling downstream had a survival rate of almost 94 percent while almost 100 percent of adult fish traveling back upstream survived.
Chelan Co. Rodeo Queen In Place, But Funding Needed For Job
Cashmere High School graduate Austyn Robinson has won the honor, but now needs funding to travel and make appearances as the fair and rodeo ambassador.
Chelan County Fair Announces New Competition To Be Rodeo Queen
The rodeo queen pageant will be held in about three weeks, Nov 12 at the Tillicum Riders Club House, with contestants judged in several categories
Fall Colors At Peak In Okanogan Wenatchee Forest, As Is Traffic
Forest Service spokesperson Robin DeMario says there are plenty of visually striking views available to people passing through in cars.